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BOOKING CLOSED: Posture and Mobility - Day of Shared Learning

  • Date(s)
    Friday, 1 February 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 8:00 AM
  • Venue
    St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin

About the event

The Posture and Mobility Day of Shared Learning is an annual event co-hosted between the Engineers Ireland Biomedical Engineering division and the Irish Posture and Mobility Network bringing together healthcare and engineering professionals.


Standard Rate €50 (including event attendance, lunch and standard rate annual subscription)
Student Rate €15 (including event attendance, lunch and concession rate annual subscription)

Tickets should be booked via the IPMN website


08:00 – Registration

08.45 – Opening Address

Pressure Ulcer Prevention in the Older Person (Aglécia Budri)

Wheelchair Mobility Performance enhancement by Changing Wheelchair Properties; What is the Effect of Grip, Seat Height and Mass.  (Rienke van der Slikke)

An Introduction to the Simple Semple Seating Assessment© – How to Demystify the Art of Seating  (Andrew Semple)

Universal Design for Everyone  (Ger Craddock)


Social Media, Medicine and the Law  (Dolores Keane)

The Impact of Obesity on Wheelchair Provision  (Lynda McCullough & Stephen Herron)

An Introduction to the HSE National Wheelchair Contract Process  (Lynley Harfield & Lesley Quilter)

Neuromuscular scoliosis-the devastation of function. The light at the end of the tunnel.  (Sonia McGarvey)

13:45 – Lunch

Izzy Wheels – Our Journey  (Ailbhe & Izzy Keane)

Where do we begin….A comparison study of expectations from therapists and parents when attending their first specialist seating clinic.  (Nicola Taylor & Ciara Fitzsimmons)

Posture Care Working Group(PCWG) Carlow- Kilkenny HSE Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Services  (Anne Ging, et. al)

Comfort Break

Interdisciplinary assessment and management of frailty  (Dr Isweri Pillay)

Spinal Injuries- A clinical psychology perspective  (Maeve Nolan)

An Overview of Research in the Field of Autonomous Technology Including Self Driving Wheelchairs  (Brian Boyle)

Plastic Casting for Custom Contoured Cushions- A Case Study  (Susan Nace)

Closed for bookings

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